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Latitude: 54.9683 / 54°58'6"N
Longitude: -4.4855 / 4°29'7"W
OS Eastings: 240990
OS Northings: 566573
OS Grid: NX409665
Mapcode National: GBR 4G.Y5J0
Mapcode Global: WH3TF.2D91
Entry Name: Monigaff Parish Church Graveyard, Heron Monument
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353642
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19313
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
1761 (dated). Classical monument and burial enclosure, in memory of the Heron family. Situated to the W in the Graveyard of Monigaff Parish Church (see separate listing). Red sandstone.
MONUMENT: modillioned pediment, with surmounting die and urn, supported on paired Corinthian columns; decorated frieze. Paired Corinthian pilasters, flanking central panel; shouldered architrave to inscription panel, dated 1761; armorial panel above; egg and dart moulding. Massive flanking consoles.
ENCLOSURE: balustraded walls. Corniced and channelled piers to E; wrought-iron gate.
B Group with Monigaff Parish Church, Graveyard and Graveyard Walls; Old Parish Church (see separate listings).
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